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Dent, Arthur (Fictitious character)

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Works: 17 works in 44 publications in 1 language and 14,633 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Humorous fiction  Interplanetary voyages  Drama  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Satire  Science fiction films 
Classifications: PR6051.D3352, 823.914
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Publications about Arthur (Fictitious character) Dent
Most widely held works about Arthur (Fictitious character) Dent
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
    15 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 5,050 libraries worldwide
    After Earth is demolished to make way for a new hyperspatial expressway, Arthur Dent begins to hitch-hike through space
    So long, and thanks for all the fish by Douglas Adams( Book )
    3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
    Further adventures of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, and the all new voidoid gang upon returning to Earth after eight years of crazed wanderings around the galaxy in this science fiction spoof which continues the "Hitchhikers Guide to the Universe."
    Mostly harmless by Douglas Adams( Book )
    3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,965 libraries worldwide
    In the fifth volume of the Hitchhiker series, Random, the daughter of Arthur Dent, leaves her remote home planet on the edge of the universe to set out on a cross-galactic odyssey in search of her ancestors' native planet
    The ultimate hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
    4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
    In this collection of novels, Arthur Dent is introduced to the galaxy at large when he is rescued by an alien friend seconds before Earth's destruction, and embarks on a series of amazing adventures with his new companion
    The restaurant at the end of the universe by Douglas Adams( Book )
    3 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
    Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a craving for tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in arms as they hurtle across space powered by pure improbability-- and desperately in search of a place to eat
    The more than complete hitchhiker's guide : complete & unabridged by Douglas Adams( Book )
    3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
    Contains the unabridged texts of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe," "Life, the Universe, and Everything," "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish," and "Young Zaphod Plays It Safe"
    The original Hitchhiker radio scripts by Douglas Adams( Book )
    2 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
    Contains the complete, unedited scripts from the original BBC "Hitchhiker Radio Show," as broadcast in the U.S. on National Public Radio
    Life, the universe, and everything by Douglas Adams( Book )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
    The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the white killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation. They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler, who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomitable vicepresident of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-head honcho of the Universe; and Trillian, the sexy space cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed Beeblebrox. How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew knows as they try to avert "universal" Armageddon and save life as we know it--and don't know it!
    The Hitch Hiker's guide to the galaxy : a trilogy in four parts by Douglas Adams( Book )
    2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
    The Hitch Hiker's guide to the galaxy -- The restaurant at the end of the universe -- Life, the universe and everything -- So long, and thanks for all the fish
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
    Presents a recording of the science fiction radio drama about Arthur Dent and his journey through the universe with Ford Prefect after the destruction of the earth
    The hitchhiker's quartet by Douglas Adams( Book )
    1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
    The illustrated hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
    1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
    Science fiction. Takket være rumforskeren Ford og guiden for galakse-blaffere når Arthur og Ford væk, inden jorden udslettes. Efter mange problemer kommer de til den øde planet Magrathea, der ikke er så øde endda
    The restaurant at the end of the universe by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
    Three space travellers seek the perfect meal
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by John Carnell( file )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    This is a story about two friends who've known each other for a while. At least Arthur Dent thinks so until Ford Prefect reveals that he's actually an alien and that the world is about to end! Not long after their conversation, a Vogon spaceship appears and announces that earth will be destroyed shortly because it is in the way of a new intergalactic highway bypass that is being built through our galaxy. Ford and Arthur manage to board the ship before the earth is demolished, and they are quickly discovered - ejected into space by the Vogon captain!
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by John Carnell( file )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    On the long, lost planet Magrathea, Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, and their space-traveling friends discover that the earth was really a giant organic computer that was working on finding the meaning of life. But 5 minutes before the program was done, the planet was destroyed
    And another thing-- : Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, part six of three by Eoin Colfer( file )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    In this sixth installment of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, Arthur Dent has finally made it home to Earth, only to discover that it is about to be blown up ... again. What could a pantheon of unemployed gods, everyone's favorite renegade Galactic President, a lovestruck green alien, an irritating computer, and at least one very large slab of cheese have to do with all of this?
    The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by John Carnell( file )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect, after being thrown out of a Vogon spaceship, are quickly picked up by another ship called the "Heart of Gold", which houses the stolen Infinite Improbability Drive - a device that make the improbable happen. They arrive on the long, lost planet Magrathea to figure out what to do about their non-existent planet Earth
 
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